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Update Regarding Wine Butler and COVID-19

Dear Winemakers, At Wine Butler we hope you and your families are keeping healthy and safe. Like you, our number one priority is the health and safety of our people, customers, suppliers and consumers.  We would like the opportunity to update you on decisions and actions we’ve taken at Wine Butler to ensure business continuity, … Continue reading Update Regarding Wine Butler and COVID-19

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

This classic French beef stew is the ultimate cold weather comfort food. After a few hours in the oven, the meat becomes meltingly tender and enveloped in a rich wine sauce. Servings: 6 Total Time: 3 Hours 30 Minutes INGREDIENTS 3 pounds boneless beef chuck (well-marbled), cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 … Continue reading Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

Pasta with Mushrooms and Spinach

This pasta with mushrooms and spinach in a deliciously creamy white wine sauce is the perfect date night dinner! And no date night is complete without a nice glass of wine. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 Banana Shallots / Echalion shallots (90g) peeled then finely chopped (about 3/4 of a cup when chopped) 1 tbsp butter 7.5 oz brown / chestnut mushrooms (210g) wiped clean then sliced … Continue reading Pasta with Mushrooms and Spinach

St. Patrick’s DIY Wine Bottles

SUPPLY LIST FOR ST. PATRICK’S DIY WINE BOTTLES: Old wine bottles (it’s always a bummer when you’re forced to drink in the name of crafting, but how else can you  do fun wine bottle DIY projects?!) Drop cloth Green Rust-Oleum spray paint Painter’s tape Black DecoArt paint Foam brush Champagne corks Wood circles/chips Buttons Rubber … Continue reading St. Patrick’s DIY Wine Bottles

Ribeye Steaks with Red Wine Sauce

Thick cut ribeye steaks served with a simple red wine reduction sauce. This recipe uses a reverse sear method to ensure juicy, perfectly cooked beef. Ingredients 2 large ribeye steaks, 1 1/2 to 2 inches thick kosher salt, as needed for seasoning black pepper, as needed for seasoning 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, (15ml) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, (28g) divided 1 tablespoon minced garlic, (7g) 1/4 cup minced shallots, (34g) 1 cup red wine, (240ml) Zinfandel … Continue reading Ribeye Steaks with Red Wine Sauce

White Wine Garlic Based Shrimp

DESCRIPTION An easy garlic baked shrimp recipe perfect for busy weeknights! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. Wild American Shrimp, peeled and deveined (leave the tails on if you like) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup white wine (I used a Chardonnay) 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted 2 Tbsp. lemon juice salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. fresh chopped parsley, … Continue reading White Wine Garlic Based Shrimp

How to Store Wine at Home: 7 Tips

Here are some simple tips for storing wine effectively. Store Wine at the Proper Temperature. Of all the factors influencing the quality of stored wine, temperature is perhaps the most important. Unsuitably warm or cold temperatures are a sure way to spoil wine. In general, the ideal temperature for long-term or short-term wine storage is … Continue reading How to Store Wine at Home: 7 Tips